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Climate change marchers: South Lake Tahoe a model for renewable energy commitment; more work to do

Tom Hellauer, Tahoe Daily Tribune
April 29, 2019

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Around 50 climate activists and community members gathered at Lakeview Commons before proceeding to walk to Bijou Community Park Saturday morning during the third annual Earth Day Climate March.

The anniversary coincides with City Council’s passage of a 2017 resolution aiming for city-wide commitment to 100% renewable energy consumption by the year 2032 and an 80% reduction in carbon emissions by 2040.

For the organizers and activists involved, the progress since has been gratifying. A few years ago, “we were just a couple people in the back of the library,” Nick Exline said.

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